Hartford Foundation Nurse Scholar, Geriatric Nursing Research Institute NYU.
The Mary Marquiz Trailblazer Award, Silliman University College of Nursing Alumni Association International, Silliman University College of Nursing, Philippines.
Mentor’s Award: Okura Mental Health Leadership Foundation, Asian American and Pacific Islander Nurses’ Association.
Research Fellow, Center for Health Equality, Drexel University.
Sigma Theta Tau, Research Award, Eta Nu Chapter.
Research Development Award, American Nurses Association, Ethnic Minority Fellowship Programs.
Summer Institute on Minority Research on Aging, National Institute on Aging, NIH.
Minority Supplement Award, National Institute on Aging, NIH.
Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society (ENRS)
Asian American, and Pacific Islander Nurses’ Association (AAPINA)
American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association (APNA)
Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM)
Cotter, V., Gonzalez, E., Fisher, K., & Richards, K. (2018). Influence of hope, social support, and self-esteem in early stage of dementia. Dementia, 17(2), 214-224.
Gonzalez, E. W., J. Slaughter, R.A. DiMaria-Ghalili, P. Abeysekara, H. Resnick, & P. Guenter (2015). Incidence of Malnutrition in Hospitalized Older Adults with and without Dementia in the United States. Annals of Behavioral, Medicine, 49(S1), S239.
Gonzalez, E.W., Polansky, M., Lippa, C., Gitlin, L.N., & Zauszniewski, J.A. (2014). Enhancing resourcefulness to improve outcomes in family caregivers and persons with Alzheimer's Disease: A pilot randomized trial. International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, PMCID: PMC 4195254. Article ID 323478, DOI.org/10.1155/2014/323478.
Ellis, E., Gonzalez, E. & McEachron, D. (2013). Chronobioengeering indoor lighting to enhance facilities for ageing and Alzheimer’s disorder. Intelligent Building International, 5(S1), 48-60. DOI: 10.1080/17508975.2013.807764.
Gonzalez, E.W., Polansky, M., Lippa, C., Walker, D., & Feng, D. (2011). Family Caregivers at Risk: Who Are They?, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 32(8), 528-536. DOI: 10.3109/01612840.2011.573123.
Circadian Lighting for Improved Health and Wellbeing for the Older Adults at Casa Farnese. (PI: D. McEachron) (Co-I: Gonzalez, E; Ellis, E). Urban Health Collaboratives. School of Public Health Drexel University. $24,000 (2017).
Ameliorating symptoms of dementia at St Francis Country House. (PI: Eugenia Ellis), (Co-I: Gonzalez, McEachron, Bartel, and Glaser). ASID Foundation Applied Research in Interior Design and Human Behavior. $34,600. (2012).
Automatic Diurnal/Seasonal Daylight-Matching LED Luminaire. (PI: Eugenia Ellis), (Co-I: Gonzalez, Glaser, McEachron). Green Building Alliance and partner organizations. $62,875. (2011).
Enhancing resourceful skills in family caregivers, AREA grant (R15) funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research (2006-2009). (PI: Gonzalez) $225,000.
Enhancing communication and resourceful skills in family caregivers. Synergy Grant, Drexel University (2004- 2005). (PI: Gonzalez) $13,000.
Immune Responses to Influenza Immunization among Older Adults. Funded by NIA (PI: Donna Murasko (School of Medicine, MCP-HU) (2000-2004). $1.5 M. (Project Coordinator: Gonzalez)
Health Promotion Program: Substance use and misuse in older adults. Funded by the Philadelphia Corporation on Aging, (2000–2001). (co-investigator: Gonzalez) $30,000
Resourcefulness and anxiety among family caregivers funded by Eta Nu Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, 1998. (PI: Gonzalez) $500.00
Depression among African American caregivers of relatives with Alzheimer’s disease, funded by the American Nurses Association, Ethnic Minority Fellowship Programs from (1996-1997). (PI: Gonzalez) $1,500.00
Similarities and differences in appraisal of African American and Caucasian family caregivers of persons with dementia. Minority Supplement Award funded by the National Institute on Aging, NIH (1992-1995). PI: L. Gitlin (minority recipient: Gonzalez) $181,616.
The relationships of nurses' critical thinking ability and patient self-disclosure to accuracy in assessment of depression in elderly medical patients," funded by the Department of Health and Human Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (Grant: MH-151555-13) ( 1989-1990). (PI: Gonzalez) $8,000.00
Editorial review board membership:
American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias
Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Archives of Community Medicine and Public Health
Asian Pacific Nursing Journal
Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology
Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Caregiving, mental health, aging, minority health issues, resourcefulness